turtle

Do Pet Turtles Bite? – What To Do If You Are Bitten.

Aren’t turtles adorable? Those sweet beady eyes and that ‘butter wouldn’t melt’ appearance – it is no wonder that they are one of the most well-love exotic pets in the world. But pet owners may be concerned that their beloved turtle could bite – is there any truth to this notion? In the wild, turtles…

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Do Snakes Lay Eggs In The Ground – Amazing True Facts

Having a pet snake is one of life’s greatest pleasures but pet owners may have a lot of questions relating to how these incredible creatures lay their eggs. Most commonly, people wonder whether snakes lay their eggs in the ground. Snakes tend to lay their eggs underground or cover them with loose sand and soil….

happy turtle

How to Know If Your Turtle Is Happy | 7 Tell-Tail Signs

One of the most fascinating things about a turtle is the fact that they live so long, many will live as long as 10 – 80 years with some larger turtles even making it to 100+ years old. This is quite an impressive feat and it means that a pet turtle is essentially a pet…

owner and pet turtle

Do Turtles Get Attached to Their Owners?

Turtles are one of the longest living creatures on the planet and on average, a turtle can live between 10 – 80 years. That’s a long time to live and many pet turtles will often outlive a family’s generation and be passed down to the next one.  For a pet that can live for so…

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How Far Can Turtles See? (Good or Bad Eyesight)

The topic of eyes will either seem boring or interesting depending on who you ask and in what context. Through evolution, species (including humans) have evolved to maximize one of their main senses in vision with some creatures like a hawk or eagle having significantly better eyesight than say, another flighted creature like a bat. …

Bearded Dragon

Do Bearded Dragons Have Teeth? ( We have all the facts )

At a glance, or sometimes even with a hard look, it’s difficult to tell whether or not bearded dragons actually have teeth and as they are part of the reptile family you might wonder whether or not they have any concealed teeth (or any teeth at all). Bearded dragons do have teeth and while they…

axolotls

Can Axolotls Eat Vegetables? ( or stick to meaty foods)

Axolotls are very unique creatures and as a result, you might assume that they have a very complex diet. Axolotls are naturally carnivores and whether they are feeding in the wild or a pet owner is feeding them in captivity as a pet, the diet will revolve primarily around animal based protein sources.  As a…

Axolotl

Can Axolotls Eat Crickets? ( Suitable food option? )

When looking into what you can feed your pet Axolotl (or you might not even have one as a pet and just be curious), you’ll likely find that as carnivores, their diet in both the wild and in captivity is mainly protein based from small fish, animals and insects.  Very common food sources for Axolotls…

pet snake with owner

7 Ways to Bond with Your Snake

It’s easy to think of snakes as kind of cold creatures (they are after all cold-blooded reptiles) and therefore it’s always an interesting conversation when it comes to whether or not a pet snake will bond or show affection to their owners.  A dog, for example, has very specific ways of showing their affection to…

sugar glider

Can Sugar Gliders Eat Bread?

Sugar gliders are exotic animals and with any exotic animal, it can often be confusing knowing not only what they can and can’t eat but also what is considered healthy and nutritious for their daily diet. Depending on where you live, bread can either be considered a diet staple or an occasional treat and while…

sugar glider hiding

Why Are Sugar Gliders Illegal in California?

Sugar gliders are adorable little pocket pets that form strong bonds with their owners, can be relatively easy to care for, train, and they are very unique and uncommon pets in general.  Owning a sugar glider is certainly a conversation starter and while these exotic animals might seem to be harmless, you might be surprised…

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Do Pet Snakes Get Bored or Sad?

As an Amazon affiliate, we earn from qualifying purchases. It’s common practice when keeping pets to provide an environment that either closely mimics their natural environment outside of captivity or to provide pets with stimulating toys to prevent the onset of boredom and even anxiety or depression.  For pet snake owners, however, it can be…